HC Deb 28 March 1867 vol 186 c731

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs If it is the intention of Her Majesty's Government to bring to justice the owners of the Cyclone for their violation of the Foreign Enlistment Act?


in reply, said, he had been in communication with the Law Officers of the Crown on the subject, and he was informed that the facts at present within their knowledge did not afford sufficient evidence to justify the taking proceedings against the owners.